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Irelands Nicest place
« on: October 11, 2013, 01:52:39 PM »
Following from the Grimmest place thread, how about some credit to ourselves.

Westport would have to be my place of choice. Lovely wee town, well kept, great pubs, restaurants and plenty to do in the area.

Dingle would be similar and some lovely wee spots in Kerry and Cork to totally get away from it all.

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Re: Irelands Nicest place
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2013, 01:57:59 PM »
From a Mayo point of view have to say I think my own Parish Knockmore is right up there, the lakes, rivers and mountains give for lovely scenery.
As Bingo said Westport is as good as there is, Ballycastle is an absolutely fantastic spot, quaint and untouched almost.

Along the west coast there some lovely spots, Easkey, Kinvara, Clifden, Kilkee. Donegals planners have done it no favour IMHO, some of the nicest towns destroyed by houses and housing estates (e.g. Dunfanaghy).
Galway is as good as a city can be. West Cork is also lovely as is Kinsale
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Re: Irelands Nicest place
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2013, 01:59:55 PM »
Carlingford.
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Re: Irelands Nicest place
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2013, 02:09:54 PM »
Carlingford.

Good call.

Kinvara, Spiddal, Dingle, Lahinch, Galway city.

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Re: Irelands Nicest place
« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2013, 02:19:55 PM »
For me, there is nowhere in Ireland more beautiful than Dunlewey in Co. Donegal.


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Re: Irelands Nicest place
« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2013, 02:46:33 PM »
Rostrevor, Murlough Bay in my own county.

Mulranny, Mullaghmore, the Meeting of the Waters always struck a chord with me.

But Ballintoy the most memorable.

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Re: Irelands Nicest place
« Reply #6 on: October 11, 2013, 03:00:37 PM »
For me, there is nowhere in Ireland more beautiful than Dunlewey in Co. Donegal.




Good call.

Really enjoyed Kilkenny when there.

Havent been down the south east before,so hoping for a trip down there soon.

Glencolmcille in Donegal is lovely

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Re: Irelands Nicest place
« Reply #7 on: October 11, 2013, 03:02:30 PM »
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Re: Irelands Nicest place
« Reply #8 on: October 11, 2013, 03:04:39 PM »
An Trá Bán on An Blascaod Mór is beautiful as is the Dingle Peninsula as a whole.

I also liked Baltimore in west Cork.

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Re: Irelands Nicest place
« Reply #9 on: October 11, 2013, 03:17:54 PM »
In general, the north coast of Antrim is lovely. In particular, the view of the Skelligs from Waterville . . . magical.

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Re: Irelands Nicest place
« Reply #10 on: October 11, 2013, 03:23:48 PM »
Carlingford.

Lovely village, but best avoided at weekends unless you are one of the hen or stag parties who seem to take over the village at weekends. They really should do more with the castle though.

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Re: Irelands Nicest place
« Reply #11 on: October 11, 2013, 03:28:51 PM »
Strangford Lough is hard to beat.

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Re: Irelands Nicest place
« Reply #12 on: October 11, 2013, 03:35:45 PM »
Connemara close to Kylemore Abbey (I think). Absolutely breathtaking.

Always found Skerries pleasant. Dalkey is pretty nice too.

As a whole I don't think you will find a nicer county than Wicklow.

Dingle peninsula is special too. Some nice beaches close by.

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Re: Irelands Nicest place
« Reply #13 on: October 11, 2013, 03:41:59 PM »
An Trá Bán on An Blascaod Mór is beautiful as is the Dingle Peninsula as a whole. I also liked Baltimore in west Cork.

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Re: Irelands Nicest place
« Reply #14 on: October 11, 2013, 03:48:32 PM »
Connemara close to Kylemore Abbey (I think). Absolutely breathtaking.

That drive through the Inagh Valley in Connemara is absolutely spectacular. Only did it myself for the first time a few years ago and was blown away by it.

Just drive from Galway to Oughterard, Maam Cross, Recess, through Inagh Valley and onto Kylemore, Letterfrack, Tully and then Renvyle.

http://goconnemara.com/?p=directory&locality=Inagh+Valley